University of Alberta Press

Book details

Publication date: September 2000
Series: cuRRents
Keywords: Literature;Poetry
Subject(s): POETRY / Canadian, Literature;Poetry, Literature, Poetry
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

E.D. Blodgett. E.D. Blodgett has published numerous books of poetry as well as diverse criticism and literary translations. He is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta. He has won the Governor General's Award twice, for poetry and translation. From 2007 to 2009 he was Edmonton's Poet Laureate. Blodgett lives in South Surrey, British Columbia.

"The extraordinary beauty and vitality of Blodgett's poetry breathes world music: "the dance that dances us, of apples, grass and night"." Nancy Clasby, ARC, Canada's National Poetry Magazine


"(Apostrophes IV).will reinvent all those favorite memories of summertime bliss."


"To read Blodgett is to dislocate oneself from the world and go floating in the cosmos." Shawna Lemay, Edmonton Journal


"There's a probing intellect at work beneath the often charming, even hypnotic, surface of these poems.. Blodgett is a master of the shimmering, choral effects language can attain.. Apostrophes IV is another rich and accomplished collection from a highly refined imagination." Harry Vandervlist, Quill & Quire


The Alcuin Society Citations for Excellence in Book Design in Canada - Honourable Mention, Poetry

2001
AAUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show - Poetry & Literature

2001
Alberta Book Awards - Book Design of the Year

2001
ISBNs: 9780888643520 978-0-88864-352-0 Title: apostrophes iv